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    • Posted on March 13th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange Chicago’s annual fundraiser celebrates the outstanding work of college health educators making a difference in the lives of young people

      Nearly 200 philanthropic, education, and youth advocate leaders celebrated Peer Health Exchange’s annual benefit An Orange Affair, March 13, 2019, in support of the organization’s work to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people in Chicago. The event held at Carnivale, also marked Peer Health Exchange’s 12th year providing health education ...

    • Posted on February 6th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange’s A Night Out for Health showcases the value of health education

      Nearly 200 philanthropic, education, and youth advocate leaders celebrated Peer Health Exchange’s annual benefit A Night Out for Health, February 6, in support of the organization’s work to advance health equity and improve health outcomes for young people in all five boroughs. The event held at Housing Works, also marked Peer Health Exchange’s 15th ...

    • Posted on January 18th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Chicago Welcomes New Executive Director

      Dear Friend, On behalf of the Peer Health Exchange Chicago Board, it is with great excitement that I write to announce our new Executive Director, Brittany Merritt. Many of you will know Brittany as our former Chicago Director of Program and Partnerships. We are thrilled that she will be rejoining our team, given her ...

    • Posted on January 16th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

      Day in the life: Geo Hernandez, Peer Health Exchange Boston Senior Program Manager

      Our program’s reach and positive impact on the lives of young people would not be possible without the hard work, passion and dedication of our talented team. It’s our people-power that makes Peer Health Exchange a unique and amazing place to work. In this ‘Day in the Life’ series,  we shine the spotlight on one employee at a time—providing ...

    • Posted on January 16th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

      From Peer Health Exchange to A Career in Health

      Join us for the launch of our career-focused webinar series created for alumni and current health educators. Tune in to hear panelists share their professional journeys, the opportunities their diverse health careers provide, and most importantly how YOU can turn your experience at Peer Health Exchange into a rewarding future. Pictured from L-R Peer ...

    • Posted on January 15th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

      Day in the life: Peer Health Exchange National Program Design and Development Associate

      Our program’s reach and positive impact on the lives of young people would not be possible without the hard work, passion and dedication of our talented team. It’s our people-power that makes Peer Health Exchange a unique and amazing place to work. In this ‘Day in the Life’ series,  we shine the spotlight on one employee at a time—providing ...

    • Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Philister Sidigu

      Q & A with national board member Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola

      Peer Health Exchange is honored to welcome Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola to our national board of directors. In his own words here, Dr. Aguilar-Gaxiola tells us more about his career and passion for helping young people live healthy lives. Q. What was your first job? A. When I came out of medical school, I worked ...

    • Posted on January 14th, 2019 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange receives award honoring partnership with Stockton

      At Peer Health Exchange, we know an estimated two million young people don’t currently receive comprehensive health education in the United States. It’s why we’ve been hard at work to find innovative ways to reach more young folks in new communities with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to make healthy decisions. Case ...

    • Posted on December 29th, 2018 by Peer Health Exchange Staff

      Peer Health Exchange LA Welcomes New Board Members

      Peer Health Exchange Los Angeles is thrilled to welcome two new members to our L.A. Board. Catherine Gretch, a lawyer and former teacher, brings to the board an understanding of startups and Fortune 500 corporations. Whitney Showler, a therapist and operations expert, has worked with young people and families in various capacities. Please read ...

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